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Undergrad College Applications Are Up 22%, Mostly From the Wealthy

According to data released by the Common App, undergraduate college applications are up 22%, compared to pre-pandemic rates. However, 60% of college applicants come from affluent communities, while only 5% are from low-income backgrounds.

by Viviana Vazquez
The Best Resume to Land Your Dream Job

When searching for your dream job, many tasks need to be completed before landing it. First, it is essential to network with the right people and equally important to have a strong resume.

by Nailah Herbert
Here’s What You Should Know Before Completing the FAFSA

The FAFSA for the 2022-2023 school year is now available and should be completed as soon as possible to maximize your financial aid. Before completing the FAFSA, it is vital to meet these specific requirements.

by Viviana Vazquez
The Rise of Tuition Causes College Enrollment to Fall

College is considered a valuable tool to those who want to secure a job with a great salary and benefits. However, the cost of college tuition increases about 8 percent every year, which means it doubles every nine years.

by Nailah Herbert
Nearly 20% of U.S. Households Have Lost All of Their Savings

The poll questioned 3,616 adults about health and financial problems affecting members of their household and outlined alarming statistics about American families reporting financial hardship during the Covid-19 pandemic.

by Sheena Allen
American Workers Are Quitting Their Jobs at Record Numbers

A record number of 4.3 million workers left their jobs in August. ‘The Great Resignation,’ as many call it, has continued through the last couple of months, empowering many to resign from their jobs in search of something better.

by Viviana Vazquez
Biden Cancels $11.5 Billion in Student Debt

President Joe Biden recently announced that the government has canceled $11.5 billion in student loan debt. Currently, the outstanding student loan debt is $1.73 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve.

by Nailah Herbert
Why Biden Cut HBCU Funding - Future Student Effects

President Biden announced that the Build Back Better Plan would push $45 billion of their $3.5 trillion budget toward funding HBCUs. The funding was expected to go toward a plethora of issues and plans to rebuild HBCUs.

by Nailah Herbert
How the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate is Affecting Workforces

The vaccine mandate being a requirement for most occupations has caused those who have chosen to stay unvaccinated to protest in the street, as they feel their freedom of choice is being taken away.

by Sheena Allen
Millennials are Making Six Figures, Yet Still Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck

Millennials are making six figures in income, but more of them live paycheck-to-paycheck than any other generation.

by Viviana Vazquez
How to Make Intentional Money Decisions | Culture Meets Money with Tonya Rapley

Culture Meets Money had the pleasure of chatting with Tonya Rapley, founder and CEO of My Fab Finance. Rapley shares her thoughts on the importance of making intentional money decisions. Below are three key takeaways from her chat.

by Nailah Herbert
Racial Wealth Gap: Black and Latinx Net Worth is Expected to Hit 0 by 2053

When it comes to the distribution of wealth among Black and Latinx people versus white people in the United States, minorities have always been neglected. The racial wealth divide is widespread and stems from hundreds of years of policies.

by Nailah Herbert
Biden Proposes to Allow IRS to Watch Bank Accounts over $600

One of the American Families Plan’s goals is to allow the IRS to monitor transactions of bankers over $600 to ensure that people are not lying about their taxable income.

by Viviana Vazquez
Inequality has Cost the U.S. Economy $22.9 Trillion Since 1990

The Brookings Institution conducted an economic study to measure the impact of inequality since 1990. The study found that the U.S. missed out on $22.9 trillion in economic growth since 1990 due to inequality.

by Viviana Vazquez
Amazon Set to Cover Its Employees’ Tuition

On September 9, Amazon announced they would be covering their employees’ college tuition fees. The CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon, Dave Clark, said the company will invest a total of $1.2 billion by 2025 for more than 750,000 front-line workers.

by Sheena Allen
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